FAQs ABOUT HEPTADINE SYRUP
Does HEPTADINE SYRUP make you gain weight?
Yes, though HEPTADINE SYRUP is an antihistamine, it is also used to stimulate the appetite and promote weight gain. On the contrary, it has a negative effect on an average adult as it can cause obesity due to the rapid weight gain in the person after taking it. Consult your doctor before taking HEPTADINE SYRUP.
Can HEPTADINE SYRUP be used for insect bites?
Yes, HEPTADINE SYRUP can be used to treat allergic reactions caused by insect bites. Inflammation and irritation caused by the insect bite are restricted by HEPTADINE SYRUP, causing relief from symptoms. Consult a doctor before taking HEPTADINE SYRUP.
Can I take HEPTADINE SYRUP with anti-depressants?
No, HEPTADINE SYRUP is not recommended for use with an anti-depressant (Ex. Sertraline, citalopram), as co-administration of these two medicines may increase the risk of having an additive effect on the medicine and can cause unnecessary complications. Consult a doctor for advice before taking HEPTADINE SYRUP.
Does HEPTADINE SYRUP make you feel sleepy?
Yes, HEPTADINE SYRUP has a sedative property that may make you feel sleepy or drowsy. Avoid driving or using heavy machinery while taking HEPTADINE SYRUP.
How long should I take HEPTADINE SYRUP?
HEPTADINE SYRUP should be taken for as long as your doctor has prescribed it. However, consult your doctor immediately if you experience any of the side effects and they persist or worsen with rash, fever or weight gain.
When should I avoid it before taking HEPTADINE SYRUP?
Avoid taking HEPTADINE SYRUP if you are suffering from bronchial asthma, glaucoma, enlarged prostate, urinary problems or stomach ulcers. Inform your doctor about your medical condition before starting HEPTADINE SYRUP therapy.
Does HEPTADINE SYRUP cause dry mouth?
Yes, HEPTADINE SYRUP can cause dry mouth. If you experience mouth dryness or feel excessively thirsty, increase your fluid intake, rinse your mouth with water frequently and apply lip balm if you feel your lips dry or chapped out.